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Qantas Frequent Flyers splash 12.3 million points at exclusive online auction

A handful of lucky punters have emerged triumphant from what seems to have been a fierce bidding war, walking away with chartered flights, a holiday in NZ and other exclusive experiences.

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Velocity Frequent Flyer steps up its loyalty game with 7-Eleven partnership

Virgin celebrated its loyalty program’s latest partnership by using drones to deliver “convenience from the skies”, which sounds equal parts exciting and terrifying.

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Qantas and Jetstar to offer three days of ‘Points Planes’ once two-way trans-Tasman bubble commences

Alan Joyce has given Jacinda Ardern a subtle nudge to set an opening date for the trans-Tasman bubble with this pending offer.

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Qantas launches Norfolk Island flights

Qantas is once again moving in on Air New Zealand’s turf, launching new flights between the Australian mainland and Norfolk Island.

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Flight attendant TikToker deletes video after revealing what happens when a passenger dies

A video of a flight attendant explaining what happens when a passenger dies mid-flight has gone viral, freaking out frequent flyers across the net.

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Singapore Airlines provides breathing room for frequent flyers

This story is for all the frequent flyer status whores out there, particularly the PPS Club and KrisFlyer Elite ones.

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Virgin Australia snares Qantas’ chief operations officer

In a move that has surely pissed of Alan Joyce, Virgin’s CEO has gone and poached one of her fave ex-colleagues from the flying kangaroo.

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Qantas expands its insurance portfolio to the home

After signalling its intention last year, the flying kangaroo has officially hopped into the home insurance space and placed a nice little bonus points offer on the table for Qantas Frequent Flyers.

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Virgin hits back at Qantas’ frequent flyer push with “a more compelling loyalty offer”

Virgin Australia has thrown a ‘loyalty left-hook’ at the flying kangaroo, as the frequent flyer battle between the two carriers heats up.

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Qantas goes after top-tier members of other airline loyalty programs

Having tested the loyalty of its own customers in recent months with scenic flights, fully-stocked bar carts and athleisure wear, Qantas has turned its focus to those of rival carriers.

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Velocity Frequent Flyer partners with Hertz-owned car share company

Are you seeking other ways to boost your Velocity points than by buying a case of Virgin Wines or signing up for another credit card? Look no further.

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You better believe it: Jetstar offers $19 fares, and Qantas Frequent Flyers can now earn triple points

Qantas has also been letting customers know they are entitled to a refund for flights cancelled or suspended due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.

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